Trip reports

Field trip to Sandwich Bay Bird Observatory

Starling perched on wall

Wednesday, 24 October 2012

At the observatory for ringing we saw Lesser Redpoll, Mealy Redpoll, Goldcrest, Blackbird, Robin, Great Tit.
Nearby were: Magpie, Ring-necked Parakeet, House Sparrow, Herring Gull, Collared Dove, Carrion Crow, Chaffinch, Kestrel, Goldfinch, Redwing, Black-headed Gull, Lapwing, Dunnock, Swallow, Mallard, Blue Tit, Woodpigeon, Rook, Green Woodpecker, Starling (many), Jackdaw, Stonechat, Teal, Moorhen, Common Snipe, House Martin, Jay (6), Grey Partridge (6), Marsh Harrier, Meadow Pipit, Cormorant, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Mistle Thrush, Skylark (many), Common Gull, Brent Goose, Oystercatcher, Curlew.
44 species in all.